Some 1,100 communities are vying for a network that delivers high-speed Internet access, courtesy of Google – though most aren't sure exactly what benefits it will deliver.
City officials and residents are enthusiastic about the Topeka-Google April Fools’ joke – and about the town’s chances of winning Google’s broadband competition.
Why does Google say Topeka? April Fools' Day!
Google appreciates a good April Fools' prank, and it's not alone. Here are our picks for the five best corporate pranks this year.
The experimental Google fiber-optic network promises to deliver the Internet at speeds 100 times faster than the average connection. Communities have been bidding to take part in the experiment, and the deadline for applications is Friday.
Duluth, Minnesota, pledges to rename its first-born children as part of a YouTube stunt to capture Google's broadband network. But it'll face competition from Google, Kansas (a.k.a. Topeka).
Minnesotans flocked to the MN appliance rebate. Check here to see when your state's appliance-rebate program starts.
The high court won't intervene in free-speech case involving a church's antigay demonstrations.